BC Gov't News
Crime Prevention Gets Boost
Almost $900K in
traffic fine money heads to city coffers
Released by Jordon Siimmons, BC Government Caucus
City of Chilliwack will be receiving $890,421 from the Traffic Fine
Revenue Sharing program (TFRS) portion of the Strategic Community
Investment Fund (SCIF).
officers do incredible work protecting our community and keeping our
streets safe. By providing additional resources for policing
services and crime prevention initiatives, this program helps ensure
the continued safety of Chilliwack families," said MLA John Les in a
Why this matters:
With this installment,
we have now invested over $975 million in the Traffic Fine
Revenue Sharing program and Small Community Regional District
Grants since 2001.
SCIF grants allow
communities to invest in their own priority projects.
Small Community and
Regional District Grants assist local governments in providing
The Traffic Fine
Revenue Sharing program helps municipalities that directly pay
for police enforcement costs. The grants come from ticket fines
and court-imposed fines on violation tickets, and the amount of
money a municipality receives is based on its contribution to
total municipal policing costs.
This money will
provide additional funding for local policing services and crime
The Small Community
and Regional District Grant allocation is based on population
Traffic Fine Revenue
Sharing program funds come from fines on violation tickets.
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